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Faculty OER Toolbox

This guide provides an introduction to OER and links to OER and other resources available.

Public Domain Books

Works in the public domain are no longer protected by copyright law and may be used freely without obtaining permission from or compensating the copyright owner.  In the United States, the copyright of a book expires 70 years after the author's death.  Works produced by the U.S. federal government do not have copyright protection.  Other rules apply in various circumstances. Visit to learn more about public domain.

The following websites contain eBooks that are available in the public domain.

Recently Added to the Public Domain